Project for a Rational and Sustainable Development of the Fishing Sector

The project aims to support the rational development and sustainable fisheries and improve the social and working conditions of workers in the fishing sector, with particular reference to gender equality, promotion of youth employment, the right to a decent work, training in fisheries and aquaculture, the promotion of good practices. The main activities include training courses, workshops, seminars and preparation of a diagnosis and sectoral study for the beneficiary countries of Africa (Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Morocco and Senegal) and Latin America (Ecuador and Peru).

The first phase of the project was completed in 2011. A second phase of the project will begin in October 2011 and continue for two years.

A substantial amount of information on the project is provided in a dedicated website that can be reached through the links below.